On January 27, the illegal armed formations have once attacked the positions of Ukrainian troops in Donbas combat area. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on its Facebook page.
The Russian mercenaries used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, attacking the vicinities of Novotoshkivske village.
The Ukrainian servicemen returned fire to suppress the enemy firing activity; the government forces did not take casualties in the attack.
Two Russian occupants were killed in the firefight, another three were wounded.
The enemy has not opened fire since the small hours of Monday.
Earlier, we reported that the International Committee of the Red Cross sent over 150 tons of humanitarian aid to the militant-controlled territories of Ukraine in Donbas. The State Border Guard of Ukraine reported that on Saturday.
Four vans loaded with humanitarian cargo proceeded across the Novotroitske checkpoint. The transports carried food and medicines from the Internationa Committee of the Red Cross, the Border Guard said.
All entry-exit checkpoints in Donbas work as scheduled, the authority reported. It also added that 41,8000 people and 4,600 vehicles crossed the checkpoints in both directions.